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Xi Qiao

Managing Director–Wealth Management

Portfolio Manager

Xi Qiao is a highly skilled and experienced wealth manager. She works with ultra-high net worth individuals and families in the US, China and Hong Kong, with a particular focus on technology executives, entrepreneurs, and venture capitalists. Xi designs customized and comprehensive wealth management solutions to help her clients grow, preserve and transfer their wealth while mitigating the impact of taxes.

Xi joined UBS in 2015 and has over 15 years of industry experience. Prior to UBS, Xi was Senior Vice President, Wealth Management at the Merrill Lynch International Office, where she created holistic cross-border wealth management solutions. Prior to Merrill Lynch, Xi was Assistant Vice President, Wealth Management at Morgan Stanley, where she focused on pre-liquidity planning and concentrated stock management for technology executives and entrepreneurs.

Xi is a member of the UBS Pinnacle Council, which is comprised of the top 2% of the firm’s advisors. Xi has appeared on CNBC and is a regular on Bloomberg TV and Radio. Xi is a graduate of University of California at Berkeley. Born in China and raised in both China and the US, Xi is fluent in Mandarin Chinese and English. Outside of the office, Xi enjoys running and other fitness activities.

Registered States:
  • CA
  • FL
  • IL
  • MN
  • NJ
  • NV
  • NY
  • WA

  • Barron's Top 100 Women Advisors, 2020The Barron's rating is awarded annually in June and is based on information from the Q1 of the award year.
  • Forbes America’s Top Next-Gen (Generation) Wealth Advisors, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023The Forbes rating is compiled by Shook Research and awarded annually between June and September based on information from a 12 month period ending in March of the award year.
  • Working Mother Magazine/SHOOK Top Wealth Advisor Moms, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021The Working Mother Magazine/SHOOK rating is compiled by Shook Research and awarded annually in October based on information from a 12 month period ending in March of the award year.
  • Forbes America's Top Wealth Advisors, 2021, 2022, 2023, 2024The Forbes rating is compiled by Shook Research and awarded annually in April based on information from a 12 month period ending June of the prior year.
  • Forbes Best-in-State Wealth Advisors, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023, 2024The Forbes rating is compiled by Shook Research and awarded annually in April based on information from a 12 month period ending June of the prior year.
  • Forbes America’s Top Women Wealth Advisors, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023, 2024The Forbes rating is compiled by Shook Research and awarded annually in February based on information from a 12 month period ending September of the prior year.
  • Financial Planning Top 40 Financial Advisors Under 40, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023, 2024The Financial Planning rating is awarded annually in Q1 based on information from a 12 month period ending in September of the prior year.
  • On Wall Street – Top 40 Advisors Under 40, 2020The Financial Planning rating is awarded annually in Q1 based on information from a 12 month period ending in September of the prior year.
  • Forbes Top Women Wealth Advisors Best-in-State, 2022, 2023, 2024The Forbes rating is compiled by Shook Research and awarded annually in February based on information from a 12 month period ending September of the prior year.
  • Forbes Top Next-Gen (Generation) Wealth Advisors Best-in-State, 2018, 2019, 2022, 2023The Forbes rating is compiled by Shook Research and awarded annually between June and September based on information from a 12 month period ending in March of the award year.

Eligibility is based on quantitative factors and is not necessarily related to the quality of the investment advice. For more information on third party rating methodologies, please visit ubs.com/us/en/designation-disclosures

Education

  • University of California at Berkeley

Credentials

  • Portfolio Manager
  • Family Office Consultant

Our advice is comprehensive. We help diverse clients in a broad range of areas, including:

Entrepreneurs
Business Owners
Exit planning
Multi-generational families
Custom portfolios
Alternative investments
Securities-backed lending
Estate planning strategies
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San Francisco, CA 94104
  • (415) 954-6818

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